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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Parreysiinae | Coelaturini | Coelatura

species Coelatura gabonensis (Küster, 1862): synonymy
     167 specimens available.

Unio gabonensis Küster, 1862
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 291, pl. 97, fig. 7.
Type(s): TYPE UNKNOWN, Gabon in West Africa.

Unio aequatorius Morelet, 1885
Morelet, 1885, J. de Conch. 33: 31, pl. 2, fig. 9 [as ‘æquatorius’].
Type(s): SYNTYPES BMNH_93-2-4-1585, Mayumba River, Congo.

Zairia araneosa Rochebrune, 1886
Rochebrune, 1886, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 3: 11.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MP_0306, Gancini (Congo).

Zairia elegans Rochebrune, 1886
Rochebrune, 1886, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 3: 12.
(renamed Unio (Nodularia) roubaudi Germain, 1907)
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MP_0054, Gancini (Congo).

Zairia poirieri Rochebrune, 1886
Rochebrune, 1886, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 3: 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0088, Gancini (Congo).

Zairia sordida Rochebrune, 1886
Rochebrune, 1886, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 3: 12.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MP_0100, Gancini (Congo).

Unio landanensis Schepman, 1891
Schepman, 1891, Notes Leyden Mus. 13(9): 113, pl. 8, fig. 3a-b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE RMHN_XXX, Landana, (Cabinda) Angola.

Unio aequitoria Simpson, 1900
‘Morelet’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 823 [as ‘æquitoria’].
(error for Unio aequatorius Morelet, 1885)

Unio (Nodularia) roubaudi Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 429, fig. 28.
(new name for Zairia elegans Rochebrune, 1886)
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_XXX, Mokaka, Lower Congo.

Unio (Nodularia) subnigra Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 89, pl. 4, fig. 5.
(homonym of Unio subniger Lea, 1857; renamed Unio (Nodularia) putzeysi Preston, 1912)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56798, Lower Belgian Congo.

Unio (Nodularia) putzeysi Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Nautilus 26: 70.
(new name for Unio (Nodularia) subnigra Preston, 1909)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56798, Lower Congo.

Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 402, pl. 32, figs. 2-2a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMNH_72093, Garamba River, 04°10’N, 29°40’E, Belgian Congo [Zaire], Africa.

Caelatura (s.s.) stanleyvillensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 403, pl. 32, figs. 3-4; pl 33, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMNH_72094, Congo River at Stanleyville, Belgian Congo.

Caelatura (Zairia) gabunensis Haas, 1936
‘Küster’ Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 68.
(error for Unio gabonensis Küster, 1862)

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